Tuesday, December 30, 2014

52 Week Challenge: Purple Love

Hello lovelies!

Today's post will be quick because it's late and I have to work tomorrow. Typical, right? I really need to learn to manage my time better....uhm, anyways, nail polish!

Onto the nails!
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I forgot how much I like using the watercolor technique for a nail art base, but I'm glad I remembered because I like these!




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Here's what I used:


The themes for the 52 Week Challenge this week are dots and three purples. I came across this pattern by Andrea Lauren and used it as my inspiration for these nails. She has some incredible designs on her site! I'd definitely take a few minutes to look through her work if you have time. 

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These nails started with two coats of Lotus Begin. When that dried, I dabbed on some blobs of Hudson and Pinta, which I then swirled around with a brush dipped in acetone. Then using a detail brush, I free handed on the dots along with the "xo's". Everything was sealed in with a layer of HK Girl.

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I was a little shocked with how much I liked this manicure. I don't wear polka dots often but I think I might need to start. This could be a cute Valentines Day look!


Thanks for reading guys!

-Marisa! (:










23 comments:

  1. What a fun manicure! I love how you've done the base. :)

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  2. So cute! I like the little xo placed in between the design too.

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  3. Love the purple base you created with the water color technique. :)

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  4. Love the base - so pretty!

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  5. I love this, especially the hidden xo's. I think this would be super cute for valentine's day.

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  6. This would be super cute for Valentine's Day! I love the little X's and O's!

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  7. The Dalai Lama's NailsDecember 30, 2014 at 5:55 PM

    this is adorable. Just too stinkin cute!

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  8. These are super cute! I agree, they would be fab for Valentine's Day!

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  9. The marbled like background is really pretty, and the design is subtle yet fun!

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  10. This is super cute Marisa! Love it!

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  11. So adorable! Love the purple!

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  12. wow I love the purple effect :)
    This manicure looks great <3

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